LONDON — First it was punk music, and now it’s yeast spread. The Brits are breaching the border again, much to the delight of American diners longing for soft-boiled eggs and beans on toast.
According to a recent Telegraph article, formerly disparaged English cuisine is becoming a trendy culinary treat in Manhattan. While HP Sauce has been around for awhile, American diners are warming up to Marmite, Piccalilli and PG Tips.
Apparently the sometimes overpriced English fare, popular in New York, has become more affordable and accessible.
“Right now there is a real sense of affection for all things British. New Yorkers seem to enjoy the no-frills, no-nonsense approach to food,” chef Michael Hartnell told the paper.
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